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Letter To The Editor: Catholic Church

on October 4, 2018 - 4:01pm
Los Alamos

I would like to make some comments on a column (link) by Father Glenn Jones that was published recently about an editorial (link) that was published Sept. 12, 2018 in the New Mexican.

His response to why women can't be ordained priests was to quote an apostolic letter written by Pope John Paul II, which states, “Though women (for theological, not arbitrary, reasons) are not ordained, they remain invaluable nonetheless to the operation of parishes; hospitals, various ministries and to the global church.” Women have come a long way since that was published and

Liddie’s Traditional New Mexican Dishes: Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole

on October 4, 2018 - 4:53am

Green chile chicken enchilada casserole. Photo by Liddie Martinez

Espanola Valley

After a week’s travel to vertical eastern cities, I am dying for sunshine, vistas and green chile chicken enchiladas.

I long for our high desert and our unique food. This casserole is the ultimate in comfort food.

 Waiting at the luggage carousel I am taking virtual inventory of my pantry, my refrigerator, my deep freeze, visualizing all the ingredients I will need and lamenting another wait for the park and shuttle.

I speed to the I-25 exit, breeze by Sandias, sideline Santa Fe and

Smart Design With Suzette: New Fall Décor To Inspire

on October 4, 2018 - 4:45am

Add a touch of softness to fall decor such as blush pillows, heirloom pumpkins in muted tones and flowers on the side table. Courtesy image

Use tall corn stalks, raffia, or straw to wrap around entry porch columns and mailboxes. Fall wreaths are also a nice touch. Courtesy image

Los Alamos

You might have noticed something is a little different this fall. The traditional yellow, orange and reds have given way to muted tones of white, green, gray and shades of burgundy.

You will see it everywhere from the front porch, to the buffet table or entry table, living rooms and

RTD Columbus Day Holiday Closure Oct. 8

on October 4, 2018 - 4:06am
The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) has announced that the RTD “Blue Buses”, with the exception of the RTD 255 Mountain Trail route to the Santa Fe National Forest, will not be in service Monday, Oct. 8, in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.
The RTD 255 Mountain Trail Route will be operating its normal weekday schedule, providing two roundtrips for the day.
Regularly scheduled bus service resumes Tuesday, Oct. 8 throughout north central New Mexico.

Senior DOT Official Recognizes NCRTD, Other Rural Public Transportation Agencies For Outstanding Service

on October 4, 2018 - 3:59am
FTA News:
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams recognized six rural transit systems Monday that exemplify good community service.
The agencies received the Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Public Transportation Service in Rural Public Transportation during the bi-annual National Conference on Rural and Intercity Bus Transportation in Breckenridge, Colo.
"These transit agencies have proven their dedication to helping people in rural America access jobs, schools, healthcare, and

Laura Crucet Sees The Light At Pig + Fig Café

on October 3, 2018 - 3:56pm

Co-owner Laura Crucet sees the light today at her Pig + Fig Café at 11 Sherwood Blvd., in White Rock after County utility crews repaired a fault that occured this morning in an underground line. The eatery has now re-opened for business. Courtesy photo